Category Archives: Navel gazing

Holding hands with Plateosaurus

Although I did not start my professional career in palaeontology as a dinosaur researcher, but (can you believe it?) as a palaeobotanist, the Upper Triassic basal sauropodomorph dinosaur Plateosaurus engelhardti from Central Europe has been accompanying me for a very … Continue reading

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busy times…..

This place has grown terribly quiet recently, and I apologize to those who’re keenly awaiting the next post on dinosaur mounts…… Just kidding! I know all you wait for is the latest rant 🙂 However, although there is plenty to … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. You can access it below; here’s my thoughts on it. Click here to see the complete report. Overall, I enjoyed blogging a lot, but I must admit … Continue reading

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2011 in review, WordPress version

There I go plucking data from all the Stats pages, and a few hours later WordPress delivers it all preformatted and all. LOL There is one interesting difference between my hand-crafted summary and the WP one: According to the summary, … Continue reading

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2011 dinosaurpalaeo in retrospective

This blog is today less than four months old. I published the first post on September 9, and a whopping 102 more since then.That’s an average of almost one post per day, despite SVP, SauroBonn, and Christmas holiday. Where did … Continue reading

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